Timothy J. Toomey 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Cambridge
Timothy J. Toomey


State House
Room 238
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2380
Fax: 617-626-0668
District Office
550 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: 617-491-1846
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.37 SD607 For legislation relative to Workers’ Pathways to Self Sufficiency
S.38 SD1635 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
S.39 SD1376 For legislation to ensure continuity of health coverage for children
S.41 SD400 For legislation relative to educational stability for foster children
S.43 SD892 For legislation to prevent homelessness among recipients of transitional assistance
S.54 SD1413 For legislation to ensure access to basic health care for children and young adults
S.89 SD1415 For legislation to strenghten community development in the commonwealth
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
H.109 HD1224 For legislation to prohibit the use of health data for marketing purposes
S.136 SD697 For legislation to reduce unwanted communications from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
S.137 SD794 For legislation establishing regulations for the licensing of floor finishers, sanders and installers
H.149 HD2448 For legislation to provide for the protection and care of certain children born to incarcerated mothers
H.164 HD2934 That the Executive Office of Health and Human Services shall develop standards relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities
H.169 HD3938 Relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children
H.175 HD1245 Relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth
H.188 HD3905 Relative to the continuation of eligiblity for medical benefits for certain children
H.204 HD417 For legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning
H.210 HD770 Relative to community development and the Massachusetts Community Development Corporation
H.231 HD3406 For legislation to further regulate the collection of debt by creditors
S.238 SD861 For legislation to include transitory student enrollment in the calculation of aide under Chapter 70
S.260 SD1639 For legislation to promote healthy school meals
S.284 SD1098 For legislation to establish a skin cancer and sun safety educationprogrm in public schools
S.340 SD1893 For legislation to require voting systems to be accessible to people with disabilities
H.351 HD3229 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
H.363 HD1004 Relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts
H.402 HD2440 For legislation to provide for a comprehensive health education program in the public schools.
H.404 HD2767 Relative to establishing a physical education requirement in the public schools
S.406 SD671 For legislation to update the animal control laws of Massachusetts
H.407 HD2362 Relative to including personal financial literacy in the math curriculum for all school grade levels
H.411 HD3740 Relative to establishing a grant program for the purpose of expanding the number and length of school days
H.425 HD2977 Relative to educator excellence and providing for the establishment of a teacher, principal and superintendent quality endowment fund
S.432 SD1035 For legislation to protect children from toxic toys
H.446 HD1736 Relative to requiring school districts to develop policies on nutrition and physical activity
H.448 HD1783 For legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools
H.468 HD3319 Relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities
S.470 SD1615 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts childhood vaccines program and the Massachusetts immunization registry
S.471 SD543 For legislation to preserve homeownership
H.478 HD2933 Relative to the establishment of a personal finance curriculum by the Department of Education
H.482 HD3079 Relative to requiring school districts to develop health programs concerning Irlen syndrome and scotopic sensitivity, so-called
H.483 HD3250 Relative to the prevention of bullying in the public schools
H.486 HD2580 Relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools
H.492 HD3237 Relative to special education settlement agreements
H.494 HD2573 For legislation to improve early education and care for chiildren by family child care providers
H.501 HD337 For legislation to establish a pilot grant program relative to "mobile students", so-called
H.509 HD2432 That graduates of a vocational education program shall be considered eligible for graduation
H.530 HD2577 Relaltive to early childhood education and care in the Commonwealth
S.533 SD1544 For legislation to provide for patient education.
S.543 SD392 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
H.543 HD2220 For legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns
S.544 SD393 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
H.545 HD1485 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
H.553 HD1425 Relative to age requirements in local elections
H.568 HD1592 For legislation to authorize certain persons seventeen years of age to vote in primary elections
H.572 HD3359 Relative to prohibiting the collection of signatures for initiative or referendum petitions for compensation
H.574 HD1842 For legislation to remove certain restrictions in absentee voting
H.575 HD1844 For legislation to allow for voter registration at public libraries
H.605 HD4249 That the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites
S.611 SD699 For legislation relative to funding public institutions of higher education
H.624 HD238 For legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans
S.637 SD529 For legislation to encourage homeownership in foreclosed properties.
H.660 HD2035 Relative to the agreement among states to elect the President by national popular vote
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.683 HD3895 Relative to pre-registration of voters prior to their eighteenth birthday
S.733 SD535 For legislation relative to juvenile mental health.
S.741 SD599 For legislation to ensure access to inpatient psychiatric facilities.
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
S.783 SD970 For legislation relative to community planning
H.807 HD3957 For legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming
H.808 HD3958 For legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution
S.810 SD1563 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth.
S.812 SD1592 For legislation to ensure the availability of medications in time of an emergency.
S.817 SD286 For legislation to create environmental justice
S.819 SD834 For legislation relative to accessible medical equipment
S.821 SD1449 For legislation relative to HIVAIDS education and prevention in the commonwealth
H.824 HD3956 Relative to requiring recycling in state buildings
S.847 SD1180 For legislation relative to a board of midwifery
H.854 HD1340 Relative to reducing Diesel emissions from certain construction vehicles
S.858 SD1211 For legislation relative to the Health Disparities Council
S.859 SD1213 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts childhood vaccines program and the Massachusetts immunization registry
S.861 SD1222 For legislation to promote healthy alternatives in public school food programs
S.872 SD1261 For legislation to prohibit mandatory overtime for the heakth care workforce
S.873 SD1267 For legislation to strengthen health reform
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.915 HD3709 Relative to insurance coverage and standards of treatment of persons with bleeding disorders
H.923 HD3748 Relative to insurance coverage for certain pervasive developmental disorders
H.930 HD3426 Relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents
H.932 HD3447 That health insurance policies be required to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates
H.936 HD1699 Relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders
H.938 HD1707 Relative to the protection of consumers in the purchasing and administration of health care insurance
H.939 HD1711 Relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment
S.945 SD287 For legislation relative to safe transportation of explosive and inflammable materials
S.949 SD832 For legislation relative to floor finishing products
S.950 SD880 For legislation to establish a primary seat belt law
H.1019 HD3593 Relative to the disclosure of federal troubled asset relief program (TARP) funds by banks
H.1023 HD1861 Relative to further regulating insurance benefits
H.1031 HD3944 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for certain persons for the detection of breast cancer
S.1034 SD345 For legislation relative to creditable service for service rendered as a volunteer in the peace corps and americorps
S.1065 SD49 For legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters
H.1077 HD1185 Relative to standardizing and improving access to up-to-date eligibility and enrollment information for health care benefits, coverage and cost sharing
S.1081 SD432 For legislation relative to teacher retirement
S.1085 SD1433 For legislation relative to increasing the cost of living adjustment (cola) base
H.1087 HD1077 For legislation to establish a program of managed care to provide primary and preventive health care services for uninsured dependent and adopted youths from birth through age eighteen
H.1098 HD2611 Relative to the purchase of prescription drugs from Canada
H.1101 HD2073 For legislation to expand access to dental coverage
H.1102 HD2095 For legislation to establish a division of health insurance under the supervision and control of the Commissioner of Health Insurance
H.1175 HD3189 Relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions
H.1208 HD228 Relative to the determination of income for potential occupants of energy-efficient affordable housing
H.1211 HD248 Relative to the building and operation of low or moderate income housing by limited dividend organizations
H.1214 HD261 That the Department of Housing and Community Development be directed to make an investigation and study relative to affordable housing
H.1220 HD1687 Relative to promoting energy efficiency in affordable housing
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
H.1237 HD1069 For legislation to establish a public housing inovation program
S.1239 SD1278 For legislation to create the community development partnership program
H.1242 HD1198 For legislation to remove certain restrictions for applicants of subsidized public housing
S.1274 SD376 For legislation to provide for a corporate tax deduction to allow businesses to provide home energy efficiency audits to employees
H.1302 HD3955 For legislation to provide that certain monies obtained for the seizure of controlled substances be used to prevent gang violence
H.1369 HD2780 Relative to increasing criminal sanctions for drug distribution near youth centers
S.1379 SD1762 For legislation to stabilize neighborhoods
H.1459 HD3411 For legislation to further define the trafficking of certain controlled substances
H.1463 HD3453 Relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles
H.1464 HD3454 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of cerain special juveniles
H.1466 HD3465 For legislation to establish the crime of creating, selling, renting or leasing certain dog fighting paraphernalia
H.1467 HD3473 Relative to trusts for the care of animals
H.1484 HD1729 For legislation to provide certain information for victims of domestic violence
H.1488 HD2364 Relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions
H.1489 HD2368 For legislation to establish certain prerelease programs for female inmates of correctional institutions
H.1490 HD2407 Relative to the treatment of pregnant and postpartum inmates in correctional facilities of the Commonwealth
H.1499 HD1553 For legislation to include animals in abuse prevention orders
H.1510 HD3480 For legislation to establish a moratorium on foreclosures of certain property and providing for judicial review of all such mortgage foreclosures in the Commonwealth
H.1517 HD3106 Requiring the inclusion of certain civil rights offense information in the statewide domestic violence record keeping system
S.1524 SD556 For legislation to expand energy efficiency in the Commonwealth.
H.1524 HD1514 Relative to the penalties for the illegal use and unsafe disposal of hypodermic needles in public places
S.1527 SD1511 For legislation relative to the establishment of municipal lighting authorities.
S.1528 SD1602 For legislation relative to expanding the advanced smart metering program
S.1559 SD502 For legislation to protect and enhance the rights of child and adult victims and witnesses of crime
S.1608 SD1344 For legislation to reform CORI, restore economic opportunity and improve public safety
S.1609 SD1409 For legislation to require just cause for eviction and foreclosed properties
S.1611 SD1913 For legislation to prevent harassment
S.1652 SD1525 For legislation relative to the rights of children adopted by unmarried persons
H.1652 HD3314 Relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence
H.1669 HD1032 Relative to the issuance of permanent restraining orders upon complaints filed by victims of violent crimes and their families
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1699 SD48 Relative to responsibility for damages resulting from the transportation of explosive and inflammable materials
S.1700 SD51 For legislation relative to commercial motor vehicle safety
H.1703 HD3642 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to impose certain penalties for the illegal possession and use of firearms in the city of Boston
H.1708 HD1213 Relative to equal access to civil marriage
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1729 HD3209 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
S.1751 SD1472 For legislation to establish a moritorium on foreclosures in the commonwealth
H.1751 HD2937 For legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1785 HD3352 Relative to the determination of alimony payments
H.1797 HD878 For legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees
H.1815 HD1726 For legislation to require employers to grant paid sick leave days for employees in the Commonwealth
H.1820 HD2370 For legislation relative to continued employment for certain displaced workers
H.1824 HD2986 Relative to prevailing wages
H.1840 HD3400 Relative to discrimination in employment for organizations under the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board
S.1843 SD883 For legislation to reduce opioid overdoes deaths
H.1850 HD1526 For legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight
H.1851 HD1131 Relative to language restrictions in the workplace
S.1911 SD1562 For legislation relative to child passenger safety.
H.1933 HD1722 Relative to involuntary outpatient commitment for mentally ill persons
H.1935 HD2404 Relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth
H.1936 HD2434 Relative to medical services at the Bridgewater State Hospital
H.1937 HD2486 Relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse
H.1944 HD2280 Relative to the operation of a drug detoxification facility in the Commonwealth
H.1945 HD3935 Relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the department of mental health
H.1947 HD1392 Relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners
H.1949 HD1081 Relative to providing for linguistically appropriate mental health services
H.2030 HD908 Relative to needlestick injury prevention in public health facilities
H.2063 HD649 Relative to regulating beverages sold in public schools
H.2080 HD1708 For legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery
H.2086 HD2266 For legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.2092 HD638 For legislation to promote proper school nutrition
H.2094 HD688 Relative to air quality in schools and public buildings
H.2120 HD1415 Relative to the health care of minors
H.2127 HD852 For legislation to establish a health care trust for the preservation of the health care system of the Commonwealth
S.2136 SD2179 For legislation to authorize the division of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain land in the city of Somerville to the Somerville Housing Authority
H.2137 HD2237 That medical equipment be accessible to disabled persons
H.2140 HD3959 Relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter
H.2141 HD3158 Relative to providing for sharps collection centers for hypodermic needles and lancets on the premises of licensed pharmacies and drug stores
H.2145 HD1903 Relative to the fees charged for the certification of fire fighters as emergency medical technicians
H.2148 HD1995 Relative to eligibility for MassHealth home and community based services
H.2150 HD2025 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
H.2161 HD3218 For legislation to further regulate the use of certain cleaning products in schools, hospitals, day care centers and public housing to provide for a reduction in asthma and other health threats
H.2203 HD1058 Relative to requiring the installation of seat belts and establishing safety equipment standards for school buses in the Commonwealth
H.2240 HD2313 Relative to establishin a a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction
H.2249 HD2322 Relative to further regulating the sale and licensing of assault weapons in the Commonwealth
S.2263 SD2398 (with the approval of the mayor and city board of alderman) for legislation to exempt the position of deputy chief of police in the city of Somerville from the provisions of the civil service law
H.2275 HD3238 Relative to authorizing reimbursement grants for bullet proof vests for certain police officers
H.2317 HD1177 Relative to the career incentive pay program for city and town police departments and the Department of the State Police
H.2480 HD3467 Relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers
H.2583 HD3405 That public employees rejecting union membership be required to pay the fair share provision
H.2591 HD1352 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
H.2592 HD1410 Relative to investment in companies doing business in Burma
H.2650 HD3069 Relative to minimum staffing levels in certain collective bargaining negotiations
H.2665 HD1288 To authorize the Human Resources Division to undertake a study of the job classification system of the Commonwealth
H.2706 HD1387 For legislation to provide a tax exemption for certain persons distributing farm produce to needy persons
H.2712 HD2094 For legislation to provide a tax credit for expenditures on energy efficient technologies
H.2726 HD2068 For legislation to establish a green building income and excise tax credit for the use of certain environmental practices
H.2753 HD2354 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.2883 HD1880 Relative to providing for a real property for exemption for certain elderly persons
H.2888 HD785 Relative to reimbursing certain cities and towns for taxes exempted because of ownership by non-profit corporations
H.2908 HD2716 Relative to local option tax credits for the cost of purchase and installation of alternative energy
H.2944 HD2447 For legislation to increase the medical tax exemption
H.2959 HD3849 Relative to establishing a searchable website of state expenditures
H.3004 HD2276 For legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accountsof the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Mental Retardation
H.3064 HD1820 For legislation to limit outdoor night lighting, conserve energy and reduce light pollution
H.3087 HD2179 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
H.3121 HD424 Relative to energy efficient construction
H.3123 HD1162 For legislation to allow customers to refuse to receive telephone directories
H.3125 HD2974 For legislation to expand the definition of "beverage containers" under the bottle bill, so-called
H.3129 HD3492 For an investigation by a special commission (including membes of the General Court) relative to reducing fuel costs of cities and towns
H.3133 HD3291 To establish a cell phone users' bill of rights
H.3141 HD3555 Relative to the establishment of school curriculum promoting traditions and diversity of all citizens of the Commonwealth
H.3152 HD1413 For legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles
H.3170 HD1181 That visiting nurses be exempt from certain parking regulations in cities and towns
H.3191 HD1679 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be directed to issue distinctive motor vehicle plates for active and retired fire fighters and certain surviving family members
H.3227 HD2769 For legislation to preserve the right of way for the North/South rail link
H.3267 HD1283 For legislation to further regulate the speed limit of motorized vehicles in certain densely populated areas in cities and towns
H.3307 HD851 For legislation to further regulate the use of electronic communication devices by operators of school buses
H.3317 HD3233 Relative to the parking of motor vehicles by disabled veterans and handicapped persons in designated parking areas
H.3318 HD3234 For legislation to eliminate tolls on the Massachusetts Turnpike
H.3326 HD985 Relative to increasing the tax on gasoline and the raising of fares by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
H.3349 HD2332 Relative to the operation of certain motor vehicles with snow and ice on its roof
H.3350 HD2335 Relative to the operation of certain commercial vehicle with an accumulation of snow and ice
H.3367 HD3609 Relative to freezing toll increases by the Turnpike Authority
H.3372 HD1157 For legislation to exempt certain decorated veterans from parking meter fines
H.3388 HD1890 For legislation to impose a penalty for the removal of commemorative flag holders from graves of veterans and police and fire personnel
H.3391 HD1895 For legislation to increase the stipend for certified veterans at the time of retirement from public service
H.3417 HD902 For legislation to increase the personal needs allowance for certain elderly and disabled residents residing in licensed medical facilities
H.3423 HD1372 Relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits
H.3429 HD1250 Relative to limiting fat, saturated fat, and trans fat in food served to students, teachers and faculty
H.3430 HD1272 For legislation to establish a physical education pilot program
H.3434 HD1266 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
H.3440 HD810 Relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from Diesel engines
H.3453 HD1361 Relative to establishing a childhood vaccine program and immunization registry
H.3460 HD1312 For legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments
H.3463 HD1366 Relative to preserving publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3466 HD1247 That certain recycling funds paid to cities and towns be used exclusively for funding extracurricular activities in schools
H.3512 HD807 Relative to the definition of "beverage" under the bottle law, so-called
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.3522 HD1044 For legislation to protect tenants of certain residential properties subject to foreclosure proceedings
H.3523 HD1260 Relative to the dissemination of certain criminal offender record information
H.3534 HD1273 For legislation to restrict access to certain criminal offender record information
H.3535 HD1317 For legislation to provide for certain privacy protections for electronic medical records
H.3536 HD1365 Relative to the repeal or reform of certain archaic laws
H.3546 HD2242 Relative to protecting residents of the commonwealth from door-to-door solicitors
H.3547 HD1634 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of methods to develop an index of creative and innovative education in the Commonwealth
H.3571 HD1447 Relative to the protection of tenants of foreclosed properties
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3576 HD1618 For legislation to exclude payments for foster care in computing rent and determining eligibility for subsidized housing
H.3640 HD1564 Relative to the use of traffic control signal violation monitoring system devices as a means of promoting traffic safety
H.3643 HD2190 Relative to motor vehicle speed limits within urban districts
H.3689 HD3217 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
H.3764 HD2745 Relative to energy efficient lighting, energy conservation and light pollution reduction
H.3805 HD1174 Relative to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elderly persons
H.3834 HD1080 For legislation to establish an elderly persons tax relief outreach program for the purposes of assisting elderly residents
H.3912 HD900 Relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.3916 HD4072 Relative to further regulating funeral directors
H.3923 HD4205 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court relative to the impact of Alzheimers disease in the Commonwealth
H.3954 HD4117 Relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages
H.3955 HD4073 Relative to the taxation of certain endowment funds in private institutions of higher learning
H.4033 HD4144 Relative to transportation financing
H.4199 HD4515 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to health insurance insurance for retired employees in the city of Somerville
H.4258 HD3985 For legislation to establish a health care outreach and education unit within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.4730 HD4869 For legislation to restrict calllers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending informaion to subscribers of telephone services
H.4750 HD4572 Relative to the opening and closing of swimming pools under the jurisdication of the Department of Conservation and Recreation

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Suffolk University, B.S
  • Matignon High School
  • Mass. House (1993-Present)
  • Cambridge City Council
  • Cambridge School Committee
Twenty-sixth Middlesex, Consisting of Cambridge: Ward 1, Ward 2: Precinct 1, Ward 3, Ward 6: Precinct 1; Somerville: Ward 1, Ward 2: Precinct 1